By Becky Perez, 2018 Stewardship Review Chair

I have had the pleasure of serving as part of the United Way Community Impact Leadership team for almost three years now – the first two years as the Stewardship Review Vice Chair and now as the Stewardship Review Chair. Although the time...

By Matt Ernst, 2018 Loaned Executive Vice-Chair

A strong start is critical to accomplishing any significant goal. It’s true in business, in sports, and certainly for everyone working on this year’s United Way Annual Campaign.

At the Loaned Executive training...

July 12, 2018 | Mei Cobb, United Way

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By Carolyn Simpson

Reading is like exercising. Exercising keeps muscles in shape, and reading keeps the brain in shape. If you don’t practice, you lose muscle strength. If children don’t read during the summer months they lose literacy skills.

Sports like tennis,...

We are very pleased to welcome Deborah Finlayson as the new Executive Director for the American Red Cross Serving the Texas South Plains.

School's out for summer…but that doesn’t mean the learning should stop.

During the summer months, students risk losing 2-3 months of math and reading skills if they aren't engaged in learning. This is called "summer slide." Without books and computers in the home and the ability to afford high-quality summer camps, low-income income youth are at a greater risk for the summer...

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